Tennis Is Good for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Kids, Pro Says

Tennis Is Good for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Kids, Pro Says

Roy Trafalski, Founder and Executive Director of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Educational Athletic Foundation (DHHEAF), will be speaking to the Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America virtual Zoom meeting, on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 6:30 p.m., the Orange County Breeze reports. He will speak on why tennis is good for DHH students, how tennis might be good for you (or your grandchildren), and everyday challenges for DHH children.

DHHEAF is an approved project of Community Partners. The DHHEAF program will restart with some schools this summer at the Eldorado Park in Long Beach. The program reaches 150-200 kids from different schools. Mr. Trafalski is the only US Professional Tennis Association Certified Tennis Pro in USA dedicated to the DHH. He volunteered with the USTA’s Adaptive Tennis Committee from 2004-2012 and confirms that they are the only DHH tennis program in the United States.

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